From Lili to Lottie: all the names (and nicknames) of the royals

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    The start of the child Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor opened the door to a sequence of small curiosities. One among these was born from the title of the second little one of Harry and Meghan, whose title is the “nickname” of regina Elizabeth II who’s affectionately referred to as Lilibet.

    However what are the opposite nicknames of the royal household?
    Let’s begin by saying that, for instance, the identical queen has multiple. Her Majesty, along with Lilibet, was referred to as “Cabbage” by Prince Philip who had most likely English the affectionate expression “Mon Petit Chou” (my little cabbage) from French, a language that the prince knew from his childhood in Saint-Cloud. For little George, on the age of two and a half, the queen was merely Gan-Gan whereas for William, when he was the age of his son, Elizabeth had remodeled into Gary (diminutive of granny).

    Elisabetta II (Lilibet, Cabbage, Gan-Gan, Gary)

    © Steve Parsons / Avalon / IPA

    Carlo and Camilla have at all times referred to as one another with the nicknames borrowed from an English sitcom “Fred and Gladys” (nevertheless, the 2 nicknames have been the protagonists of one of the first crises between the prince and Lady Diana). Kate is named by William with the nickname of Poppet whereas William was referred to as, from the age of two by his mom Diana, “Wombat”, a nickname for which the prince nonetheless doesn’t know the explanations.

    Kate (Poppet) e William (Wombat)

    Brother Harry, because it turned out during the interview with James Corden, is named by Meghan with the diminutive of do regardless that his pals have at all times referred to as him Spike. And Meghan? Though it’s not recognized what the nickname given to the Duchess by her husband is, it has been revealed that William calls her Tungsten (sure, like steel).

    Harry (Haz, Spike) e Meghan (Tungsten)

    © Doug Peters / IPA

    Princess Beatrice is named BeaBea from his sister Eugenia whereas Mike Tindall calls his spouse Zara, Zoey. Even the royal infants have their very private nicknames: little Archie Mountbatten is named by his mom Meghan, Arch, whereas the prince George is PG for everybody. However probably the most lovely of all, no less than in our opinion, is the nickname of Charlotte which is just little Lottie. Sounds terribly British, do not you suppose?

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